A Crime on the Bayou

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A Crime on the Bayou

A swampy strip of land south of New Orleans, 1966: A young Black fisherman tries to break up a fight between white and Black teenagers outside a newly-integrated school, and gently lays his hand on a white boy’s arm. That night, police arrest him for assault on a minor. With the help of a young attorney, he bravely stands up to systemic racism through courtroom battles, including the US Supreme Court. Hate is vanquished by a powerful story of friendship that will last a lifetime. With the rise of white nationalism around the world, there is no story more important to tell today.

"Thoughtful and illuminating"
Sheri Linden, Hollywood Reporter
"A Crime on the Bayou is required viewing…It's infuriating and inspiring"
Reel News Daily, Liz Whittemore

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